Platt, Rutherford H.

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PLATT, Rutherford H.

PLATT, Rutherford H. American, b. 1940. Genres: Law, Environmental sciences/Ecology. Career: Open Lands Project, Chicago, IL, staff attorney, 1968-72; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, assistant professor, 1972- 79, associate professor, 1979-84, professor of geosciences, 1984-. Publications: Open Land in Urban Illinois: Roles of the Citizen Advocate, 1972; Land Use Control: Geography, Law, and Public Policy, 1991, rev ed, 1995; (coauthor) Coastal Erosion: Has Retreat Sounded?, 1992. EDITOR: (with G. Macinko) Beyond the Urban Fringe: Land Use Issues of Nonmetropolitan America, 1983; Regional Management of Metropolitan Floodplains, 1987; (with Burbank and Pelczarski) Cities on the Beach: Management of Developed Coastal Barriers, 1987; (with Rowntree and Muick) The Ecological City: Preserving and Restoring Urban Biodiversity, 1994. Contributor to books on development and the environment. Address: Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, U.S.A.